Usama Alshaibi is the founder/ director of the Z Film Festival. His films have been shown at numerous film festivals across North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. His work also toured with Jack Sargeant's traveling showcase in the U.K. and he was a featured director at Light Plays Tricks Film Festival in Canada. Most of Alshaibi's films have premiered at the Chicago Underground Film Festival and his latest feature Muhammand and Jane received a grant from the festival. His new Islamic animation movie Allahu Akbar premiered in Chicago.
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